Parent/Teacher conference success:5 proven strategies for teachers

  Parent Teacher Conferences...those three words used to make me cringe. If you’re like me, you don’t look forward to conference time. It’s like this extra dog and pony show that leaves some parents more anxious and overly aggressive than others and you….well exhausted! After teaching the entire day with 6 and 7 year olds, … Continue reading Parent/Teacher conference success:5 proven strategies for teachers

Nervous? Not I…

This weekend, I participated in a compulsory work training on a new concept for primary students called talk for writing. It was quite informative and very new to me. Actually, since the British National curriculum is one that I'm not as familiar with, I find ways to compare and contrast it to the highly familiar American … Continue reading Nervous? Not I…

Don’t give up!

The last week of school...ahhhh. What can I say... I made it. I know, I can give you the infamous woe is me speech but I won't. Initially, I doubted my capability to handle the transition, primarily from an emotional perspective since I knew that my son wouldn’t be joining me this year. I tell … Continue reading Don’t give up!